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successful mission to mars, what is the future of nasa? we'll talk to jim about whether nasa is losing its lead in the space race. >>> the risque bestseller "fifty shades of grey" has big holiday bonuses for every single employee. mandy drury is here. how much green is grey bringing in? >> 5,000 shades of green. random house had its corporate christmas party and the ceo stood up and promised every single employee a $5,000 bonus to celebrate what i guess has been a very profitable year, largely thanks to the "fifty shades of grey." and the cheering went on for minutes. this book has topped the "new york times" paperback bestsellers list for 33 weeks. and it's not just "fifty shades of grey." random house has had other big hits as well. they are going to be issued in the next paycheck and here's a little factoid for you. apparently the first book in the grey series was originally published by a really small publishing house in australia. i did not know that. >> and i just realized that i read two of those books, "gone girl" and the grisham book. if those employees want to parlay their bonuse
accused of plotting a terror attack on u.s. soil. a live report coming up. >>> nasa struggling to find its footing after retiring the shuttle program. we'll take a look at a new study suggesting that underfunding could threaten america's future in space. >> all three engines up and burning. two, one, zero and lift-off, the finalist off of atlantis on the shoulders of the space shuttle. america will continue the dream. jon: that was the final space shuttle launch july 8th, 2011 signaling the end of an era for nasa. federal funding for the space agency has fallen flat. it has come under constant threats of more cuts in recent years. a new study suggests that underfunding and lack of focus could lead to nasa's demise. despite the mars rover curiosity and president's calls for manned missions to mars, nasa appears to be losing its edge in space exploration? we have tom jones, four times former shuttle as snow naught for nasa and planetary scientist. what do you think of nasa's problems? at this point there are no plans to return humans to space until 2020, is that right, tom? >> americans are
-month lease with the city. the gun club has been at this location for nearly 80 years. >> members of nasa's curiosity team are expected to give an update of its mission to mars today at noon. --the announcement will be delivered here in san francisco at the annual fall meeting of the american geophysical union. rumors about a big discovery began after curiosity's sciences was quoted as saying that a rover instrument responsible for finding inorganic compounds had gathered data for " the history books. nasa downplayed that comment in a statement on friday. >> pope benedict the 16th have officially joined twitter today launching his official twitter account. the formal announcement is set for a press conference with catholic and twitter officials said the vatican. the pope will be composing the tweeds for the new account himself. the pope will press the button to send first himself but after that other people will send tweet out on his behalf. in june 2011 the popes in his first week from the twitter account for the vatican new site no word on what the pope's tour account name will be yet.
of this world. right now nasa is revealing the latest discovery on mars. ready in welcome to brand-new hour of "happening now," i'm jon scott. jenna: i'm jenna lee. uncovering new knowledge about the red planet. today's announcement comes nearly four months after the six-wheeled robot landed in a giant crater. nasa unveiling the latest findings today as a gathering of scientists around the world come together. claudia cowen joins us by phone. >> reporter: this would be a game change err but most likely not. this may be a little overhyped after one scientist said that the data would be one for the record books. that was tweeted by curiosity itself through a twitter account run by nasa's jet propulsion lab. for the past few weeks nasa has had to real in expectations issuing a press release saying today's news quote will be the update about the first use of the rove verse full array of analytical instruments to inspect a drift of sandy soil. some say they may have uncovered methane, and that aliens may have been decomposing. the rover is working to identify organic compounds to see if mars can
company already has a $1.6 billion contract with nasa. this new venture allows it to demonstrate the dependability of its falcon rockets. the deal is part of a special set-aside program that will help companies such as space-x compete against lockheed martin and boeing, both long- time aerospace contractors. the first air force launch of its falcon 9 rocket is scheduled for 2014. the stakes are high for zynga. the nevada gaming control board is considering if zynga is worthy of a gaming license. currently, game lovers can gamble with virtual chips on the website. a licence would make it possible for gamers on zynga to play with real money. if that happens, it would help the company win millions of customers. the licensing process tends to take up to 18 months. darden restaurants says that it won't cut employee hours after all as a way around paying for employees' healthcare. the parent company of olive garden and red lobster claimed paying for basic healthcare coverage for all full-time employees, as mandated by obamacare, would be devastating. as a result, it had planned to bump
nasa works and so many others have not, my fear, though, we would not have had the same liberty then if we were dealing with the same debt we were today and, yet, you are now compounding it by arguing for more spending. >> the whole discussion around the fiscal cliff is a stimulus program, rather stimulus by further tax cut but a 98 percent or for 100 percent, whether stimulus by extending the payroll --. >>neil: where is the stimulus in extending rates that are already there. >>guest: why, why, why are economists saying we could have a recession without dealing with the cliff live? by taking so much money out of the market by people who would be spending it or by cutting government spending, either by too large an increase in taxes or by too large a cut in government spending, they are saying that would reverse the economic recovery. the whole package was packaged. >>neil: let me ask where we stand now. i wanted to cut to the chase, and whether you think a deal will be done and what it will look like. >>guest: we will do a deal and we will do a deal that week between christmas
the focus game with the redskins... not nasa releases you've neeer seen before. how scientists managed to view. you're watching foo 45 morning news.. all local.. all morning. ((break 1)) 3 p(break )) 3 earth.... like you've nevee seen it before...nasa releases these images of the planet... commletely cloud freeeat night.the lights you see are nattral and lights....o raging wildfires. scientists say they ccn even pinpointtlights from fishing boats.nasa says it took the 312 orbits andd22 days to get a clear shot of earth's surface. &p3&p3 33 33 3 3 3 3 you don't pay phones like you making them over! york is but find out how new yorkers pre particpating in tte maahines' new look! look!the happiest place on earth... comes to charm citty where you can catch mickey mouse and all his friends.. on ice..next in your hometown watching you're - [ female announcer ] dove go sleeveless presents the latest thing to wear with beautiful tops. beautiful underarms. wear with toga tops, yoga tops, and va-va-voom tops. dove go sleeveless makes underarms soft and smooth in just five days
shots. a nasa scientist recently told a reporter the mars rover has dug up something for the history bks. turns out nasa's history books have exceedingly dull. today, scientists released the results from a first test of the martian soil and no real surprises. the rover found water and some simple carbon moleculars but not the complex carbon that experts consider essential for life. and no sign of aliens. they are probably hiding. one of college football's most prestigious honor could say go to a freshman for the first time. could. the heisman finalists? we have them for you next. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for ily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pa
developing news nasa scheduled to make a big announcement san francisco today regarding its curiosity rover on mars. the city is hosting the annual fall meeting of the american geophysical union, use gathering of our scientists and space sciences. the rumor mill started going last week when curiosity's chief scientist was quoted as saying that the rover had collected data that would make it to the history books. what does that mean?. nasa downplayed that comment in a statement on friday. that did not stop the rumor mills over the weekend today's announcement is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. this morning we will let you know what they an ounce. >> thank you james school for thousands of public school students is about to get longer. not in california five states are announcing today they are adding at least 300 hours of learning time to some school starting next year. a colorado, connecticut, massachusetts, new york and tennessee are all part of this the goal is to boost student achievement and to make u.s. schools more, pedicle level. three-year pilot program will affect 20,000 students not here
. morning showers in st. louis, 62 degrees. rain in seattle, 52 degrees. >>> nasa's voyager one has made a another startling discovery, a magnetic highway at the edge of the solar system. the probe was launched 35 years ago and is about 11 billion miles from earth. scientists say the magnetic highway is the last layer between the solar system and interstellar space and could take two to three years to cross. on mars, curiosity may have found signs of life. scientists said on monday the rover found hints of carbon, an essential building block for life. the problem, though, scientists aren't sure where they carbon came from. they say it could have been from the red planet or could have come from comets or asteroids or could have been brought by the rover itself. >>> the twitterverse has a new member. the pope. starting next wednesday, pope benedict will send his first tweet. it is a verified account, i did check earlier. he'll tweet in eight different languages. the english version already has plrn 3 -- more than 325,000 followers. the vatican says the pope doesn't plan to follow anyone on
at night. aren't those great? you can thank a brand new nasa satellite that has a special sensor for night viewing. patti ann? >> norah, the north american aerospace defense has been tracking santa every year as he travels around the world for christmas. ever since 1955 without fail. a new children's book shows how important this defense command is to keeping christmas safe. michael keen is the author of the night santa got lost. how norad saved christmas. great to have you here. >> thanks for having me. >> what inspired you to write this book? >> i was embedd in iraq with the 101st air division we were in a town close to the syrian border in 2003. on christmas day the troops got me and dragged me out of bed early and wanted to show me something. dragged me outside flthrough a flood light on and illuminated this 50-foot christmas tree they put up. you can't find a christmas tree in iraq. it showed me the ingenuity and america's spirit of trying to celebrate christmas wherever they are. and the second event was a couple years later i was invited by u.s. air force general duncan mcnabb head
. nasa turned to solar cells as a sourt of power for the satellites. at the time they cost literally hundreds of dollars per watt. nasa didn't care, right? >> it's nasa. >> over the last decades the cost of solar cells has come down and down and down. the efficiency, the conversion efficiency has continued to go up and up and up, right? now you've got solar cells that are produced for under a dollar a watt. just in the last few years they came down a factor of three thanks to the chinese that ramped up production and made 50% of it. >> put some numbers around. this the price of solar panels have come down 46% since the first quarter of 2010. >> that's crazy. >> it's incredible. >> i'm glad that you cued up the international discussion. there's a lot of exciting stuff happening internationally. it's important for americans to hear this can be done. it doesn't have to be this sort of after thought welfare case. it can be integrated into how a nation gets its power. more on that after this break. >>> in germany right now there's been a real revolutionary transformation of the grid there
out. >> some beautiful views of the planet from nasa. the images are a composite of satellite data. 312 satellite orbits captured every continent on earth. they can detect the light from a single ship at sea. i can look at that all day. >> 6:41. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. are you spending more or less this holiday shopping season? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> one accident to avoid in baltimore county. delays are starting to fall into place. >> rain is showing up on the radar west of the city. >> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. police want to know if an aide in columbia has abuse any other young girls. police arrested clarence taylor at his home on thursday. some of the girls were as young as 10 years old. he has been suspended from his job. reports of an assault on the grounds of parkville middle school. somebody attacked a female victim near avingdale road. police are trying to identify a robber who could not keep his mask on. man was captur
this. and something that makes you step back, stunning pictures released from nasa looking down on america at night including staten island. we get to see this thanks to the heros who saw it with their own eyes. smie if you have seen -- >>> if you have seen this, that's us. it was captured from space. none of this would even be possible without the heros i just spoke with. as part of the special i am hosting on the 40th anniversary of the last moon walk. ahead of the show's debut this sunday at 9:00 p.m. eastern time on fox newschannel at a time we are looking at patriots going to remarkable heights. >>> the commander of a flight has the power to abort it, right? >> when you launch the commander -- >> liftoff, we have liftoff. >> something starts to go wrong and you are in air we had several modes of abort we could use. just a twist of a handle and we would abort. so we held his hand. we said, huh-uh, dave. you are not going to touch the abort handle. >> 15 seconds. >> we get out of the van and we are the only ones there. i look up and this thing is fully fueled, of course. it i
a firearm from parts currently available for 3d printing. >>> look at these stunning nasa image s taken by environmental satellite. they are collected in a new nasa e-book called earth as art. the e-book is free under the connect link on nasa's website. >> those colors. >> space and art lovers unite. >>> a story that will inspire you to do something good today. a group of total strangers come together, they lift a car off a mom and her baby that is in her arms after a horrific crash. the two officers who responded are with us this morning. >>> and our very own barbara starr brings us a sneak peek of "zero dark 30," the film about how the u.s. hunted down and killed osama bin laden. all of a sudden washington has as many movie critics as hollywood. >>> and rapper jay-z explains to someone on the subway who he is. it is absolutely adorable. it is headed your way, next. >>> eight tiny reindeer and one jittery giraffe? why one city chose this animal to introduce santa and why it freaked out in the process. they've been committed to putting clients first. helping generations through tough ti
it before. nasa just released what they're calling black marble images of the planet at night. you might be familiar with seeing the earth during the day, which is known as blue marble photos. engineers say getting a picture this clear at that time of the day is extremely rare because of cloud cover and seasonal changes. >> yeah, look at that. >> beautiful. >> really nice. >>> the time right now is 5:21. time to get a check of weather and traffic on the 1s and get ready for a cold little blast when you step outside. >> what's going on out there? >> we're in the earth's shadow now and it is cold here. we've got the festive lights that are now lighting up many neighborhoods and it's certainly now feeling like the holidays. it's down into the 20s. much of the region, we've dropped about 40 degrees here in the last 36 hours and it will be at our below freezing most of the region from the mountains and the valleys all the way through 8:00. we will climb to near 40 by noontime and into the mid 40s by afternoon time. the four-day forecast showing clouds moving in tonight. i think we're going to
automobile. he's now moving cargo through space. filling the void that nasa has left. >> it's like watch what he does zblep's going to be the railroad magnate, early railroad magnate in another period of time. >> good luck with the issue. >> thanks very much. >>> i know you love coffee, ty. so listen up -- the countdown to christmas is just 19 days away an starbucks has the perfect stocking stuffer. they are launching a $450 gift card. it's made of steel. is the limited edition luxury item worth its weight or is it just a sign of status? shares of starbucks trading lower right now by almost a full percent. we'll talk about that story coming up in just a few minutes. >>> as we head out to a quick break we are losing our strength on the dow jones industrial average. we're now only up 100 points. we were up 130. here's a look at the biggest winners on the nyse with freeport mcmoran exploration on the up side. ♪ [ male announcer ] 'tis the season to discover the kid in all of us. enjoy free shipping and great values on your holiday shopping from l.l. bean. [ male announcer ] it's that time of y
. kevin ford doesn't have to wait for nasa to release picture like that. he sees views from space every day. he is the commander of the international space station. just a warning before we start speaking, there's about an eight-second delay because we're transmitting a long way this morni morning. so is it morning or night up there, kevin? >> it's already afternoon on board the space station. and we've already done an almost what feels like to me a full day's work. i have a little bit more work after the interview right now. so right now we are in a night pass. we are in the northern hemisphere right now out over the pacific ocean. it's dark outside right now. we'll be in light in just a matter of about ten minutes. >> i was just going to ask you that. how can you tell the difference between night and day? because, you know, in my mind it's always dark up there. >> well, the -- space is dark but, of course, when we're on the sun side of the earth, we're in full lumination and have the reflection of the earth below us, beautiful blue earth and we're in daylight. only on the back side of
sturn, a former director at nasa and his board has several former nasa employees. >> 1.the 2 billion. >> 1.5 billion for two people. >> for two. >> if you split in half, it's not so bad. >> i will pay for sheldon adelson to go. >> got to be two people. who is the other person? >> that ding-bat wife of his. but then you've got the koch brothers. >> yeah, two. >> charles and david. >> that's two. >> yeah. >> donald trump and yvona. no longer -- >> can't keep track. >> whoever the latest bimbo is. >> on twitter to pay. >> the meanie on the hill, cranley woman from north carolina blew up a the a stamp for writing on a -- riding on a members-only capitol. the congresswoman, virginia fox berated -- >> nuts. >> yeah. >> berated an unknown stamp of another member, asking if she could read the sign that said "members only." the signed said for members only during votes. there was no vote happening at the time. the congresswoman would not let it go. here? released a statement saying, the incident was blown out of proportion. >> by the way, this reminds me th
ending the war on drugs. sxwlirchlgts how nasa is protecting astronauts from radiation in space and how florians can actually cash in on invading pythons. we'll get right in. a job market being painted today. it's a picture that really is surprising a lot of folks. the labor department says that 146,000 jobs were added in november. that is almost double the 77,000 that economists were actually expecting. unemployment fell to 7.7%. that is the lowest level in nearly four years. christine romans is breaking it down. >> by now you've seen the headline, a stronger than expected jobs report for the month of november. let's look inside those numbers. you've got 40% of the unemployed have been out of work for six months or longer. that's called long-term unemployment. still something we got to work on. we need to get better next year. the underemployment rate 14.4%. those are the number of people who are out of work or are working part-time, but would like to be working full-time. people who are not fully, fully employed in the labor market. 14.4%. sometimes that's also called the real unemplo
. scientists want to analyze how the human body reacts to long-term exposure in orbit. this is part of nasa's larger plan to one day send man to mars but the journey, get this, takes eight months one way. so they must understand how the body reacts to those conditions. researchers already know it can affect eyesight. >> we discovered that some crewmembers are having some pressure in their intracain ya'll pressure, pressure in the vain system in their brains and spinal cord especially. that was causing in some crewmembers a vision impact. >> reporter: training for this mission starts early next year with the official launch date in the spring of 2015. jenna. jenna: pretty remarkable. when you think about the story, you wonder why can't we do the fiscal cliff thing? >> reporter: right. jenna: if we can put somebody in space for a year. >> reporter: we need to ask our lawmakers, right. jenna: casey, incredible story. gregg: you can put the man on the moon but you can't --. all right. researchers may have found what could be the earliest known dinosaur to walk the earth. the mysterious fossil f
from nasa and it illustrates why superstrong sandy is ranked as one of the worst natural disasters to ever hit our nation and how it caused such widespread destruction. stretching from maine to the colts take on the sandy brought a storm surge along the mid-atlantic coast northward including a surge to 11 feet and the long island. massive storms and sustained winds were 90 miles per hour with hurricane force wind approximately 75 miles to the center and tropical storm force winds extending outward approximately 485 miles. according to fema, superstrong sandy winscombe storm surges and flooding hit 12 states. more than 8 million people lost power. transportation systems in new york, philadelphia, boston and washington d.c. shut down and over 12,000 commercial flights were halted. communities up and down the coast are battered. federal government has a responsibility to help in the recovery effort. initial estimates from new york and new jersey alone of disaster assistance total more than $70 billion, a staggering number. sandy demonstrates clearly why it is so important to move forw
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